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Subaru Lights Stay On And Won't Turn Off

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Having trouble with your Subaru where the corner parking lights won't turn off? As it turns out it's a super common issue that sends confused owners back to the dealership to diagnose a fix.

This often occurs after washing the car and owners typically think there's a short in the lighting wires.

As it turns out, and you'll probably feel a little oblivious after learning of it, there's a switch right on top of the steering column between the steering wheel and gauges that turns on the parking lights.

When the switch is flipped on, all 4 corner lights stay on without the key: the front running lights and the rear parking lights.

The lights stay on with the key out and the headlight switch off.

Turn off the parking light switch

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This this switch, which you never noticed before, keeps your parking lights on.

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Hokey smokes, Bullwinkle! What a blessing to have you available on the internet. Four people have tried to tell me what is wrong with the Subaru since the parking lights won't turn off. Your answer was absolute gold! Thanks many times over. A dedicated bonehead - Carl

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